Granary Road: New, exciting public market, entertainment and dining experience coming to Calgary in June

June 05, 2017

CALGARY, AB (May 15, 2017) –
 The most exciting public market, entertainment and dining experience to ever come to Calgary is opening in June 2017!
 
Welcome to Granary Road – a unique and innovative project nestled in the rolling Foothills just a few minutes south of Calgary. Granary Road is an entirely new kind of destination that will dramatically change the Calgary family entertainment market!
 
At Granary Road, guests will discover a place like no other, filled with old world charm, larger than life thrills and relaxing indulgences. This one-of-a-kind facility combines active and exhilarating experiences at the Active Learning Park with the hassle-free convenience of several on site dining options, upscale market shopping and treats galore so families can make the most out of their time together. Guests won’t have to wait in long lines or worry about age appropriate attractions due to the variety of experiences in the Market and Active Learning Park including the daily Goat Stampedes, Chocolate Making Demonstrations, Giant Apple Slides, Bat Caves, Meet and Greets with the Farmers who grow the Granary Road Market produce, Mini Zip Line and much more!
 
Here’s what you need to know about Granary Road:

? 11 Themed Exhibits in the Active Learning Park: 
Granary Road will offer 11 unique attractions relating to small animals, insects and agriculture. There’s something for everyone, including a 4 storey life sized ant farm, mushroom meander with a Portobella Tower, a twisting corkscrew slide into an apple, a mini zip line ending inside a gargantuan pear, in ground lily pad trampolines, tadpole balancing boards, a 16 foot spider web climber with a giant Wolf Spider waiting for guests at the top, and a bee hive complete with an internal live camera feed. These are just a few of the experiences guests will find in the Granary Road Active Learning Park.
 
? Easy-to-Access Amenities Throughout the Park: 
The Active Learning Park offers its own easy-to-access amenities, such as food and beverage vendors including sculpted cotton candy, bratwurst and more.  Old fashioned bike carts will deliver ice cream treats to park guests, the Beehive Snack Shack  provides a variety of grab&go options and there are several washrooms so guests won’t have to stroll out of their way to find what they need. Additional features of the park will be announced later. 
 
? A Public Market with Hand Picked Vendors:
The Market features 40+ hand picked vendors from organic produce to artisan cheese, from an old-world baker to a classic confectionary and authentic homemade pasta to a premium ingredients store. Granary Road has chosen best in class vendors for every market stall.  40 foot vaulted ceilings, exposed trusses, dark wood and elegant surroundings will greet guests as they walk into the market building.  Oversized garage doors, a giant wall of windows and clerestories will let the natural light soar in and the smell of freshly baked bread and pastries will be wafting through the air as guests shop.
 
? A Restaurant, Rooftop Lounge and Bakery:
Housed in a building within the public market building, the 150-seat licensed restaurant and outdoor patio services guests looking for a place to enjoy a casual meal by day or something a bit more upscale by night!  Only premium quality, locally sourced and the freshest ingredients are used by the notable, award winning Alberta restauranteur. 
Rooftop Lounge: Granary Road is proud to house Calgary’s first rooftop lounge that exists inside a building. A 60-seat lounge on top of the restaurant within the Granary Road Public Market building is where guests can enjoy casual food and spirits while overlooking the buzzing market below and enjoying vistas of the Active Learning Park.
Bakery/Coffee Bar: Guests will enjoy a full coffee bar as well as the freshest breads, buns, rolls, pastries, and other sweet treats that are made from scratch daily in our bakery with top quality, locally sourced ingredients. 

? A Greenhouse on Site:
Granary Road is the first Market in Calgary and the surrounding area to have a Greenhouse on site.  The Greenhouse will supply produce to the market vendors and restaurant daily and will offer the freshest produce available to market goers in the Calgary area.

? Convenient Location just South of Calgary: 
Granary Road is located 5 minutes south of Highway 22x, just off 37th Street. Granary Road is just minutes from Spruce Meadows and Sirocco Golf Club. 
 
More exciting details about Granary Road will be announced shortly. Additional information can be found at www.GranaryRoad.com and by following Granary Road on social medial accounts.
 
About Granary Road 
Granary Road is opening its doors in June 2017 for the first time and aspires to be the place where friends and family come together to experience the good things in life.
 
Granary Road consists of a Public Market, Active Learning Park and Greenhouse which are home to some of Alberta’s best market vendors, a top restauranteur and the most exciting new family experience. 
 
In 2018/2019 Granary Road will expand its Active Learning Park, adding additional Exhibits that will enhance the active learning experience. 
 
Granary Road is a subsidiary of 5 Red Granaries Inc. 
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MEDIA CONTACTS:
Granary Road 
Jane Walter-Lockwood
media@granaryroad.com
c. 403-669-7117
o. 403-453-ROAD
 
 


 
 
 

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